aquatic collection

The aquatic collection consists of the following sub-collections:

  • Hardy Waterlilies
  • Tropical Waterlilies
  • Historical waterlilies (Denver Botanic Gardens’ Waterlily Trials)
  • Nymphaea ‘Denver’s Delight’
  • Lotuses
  • Victoria waterlilies
  • Tropical marginals
  • Hardy marginals
  • Floating Plants
  • Wiersema Acquisition (species tropical and hardy waterlilies)
  • Carnivorous plants

Collections Content:

Sub-collection # Families # Genera # Species # Taxa # Accessions
Hardy Waterlilies 1 2 6   173
Tropical Waterlilies 1 2 20 147 173
Historical Waterlilies       19  
Lotuses 1 1   19 27
Victoria 1 1   2  
Tropical Marginals   25   65 70
Hardy Marginals   26   43 48
Floating Plants   4   4 4
Wiersema Acquisition   18   20 20
Carnivorous Plants   5   24